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Morocco: Multiculturalism & Human Rights

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Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)

Location: Rabat, Morocco


Through SIT courses and an independent study project, students examine the diverse forces shaping contemporary Moroccan society, with particular emphasis on ethnicity, culture, and human rights.  Students gain or enhance speaking, reading, and writing skills in Modern Standard Arabic, with further language practice of spoken Moroccan Arabic (darija) and an introduction to Berber, the Moroccan Arabic dialect.


  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Read about Research Abroad for specific requirements for the program’s independent study project.

Admission Info:
To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete an SIT application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Arabic

Language Requirements: 

None; however, students take an intensive Arabic language class during the program.


Home stays and hotels/hostels

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $23,590

Billed by Northwestern: $20,250

  • Tuition: $14,970
  • Room & board: $2,780
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $3,340

  • Airfare: $2,075
  • Books & supplies: $120
  • Personal expenses: $1,000
  • HTH: $145